Sami politicians and reindeer herders across the Norwegian-Finnish border join efforts and make clear no Arctic railway from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi can be built without severely violating indigenous rights.
Efforts to slow down the spread of coronavirus escalate with drastic measures across Norway. All people from southern Norway arriving in Lofoten, Vesterålen, Kirkenes, and Tromsø must go directly into a 2-weeks quarantine.
Far northern territories, border areas and closed military towns should be directly subjected to the federal government in Moscow, says a leading member of the group now authoring Russia’s new Constitution.
KIRUNA, Sweden - An ambitious project to transform early childhood education for Sami children in Norway, Finland and Sweden, is getting underway, with authorities in Norway currently selecting the first nine preschools to pilot the project.
Two men in the closed naval town of Polyarny on Russia’s Kola Peninsula were found guilty of extremist activities, but the judge did not agree with the prosecutor who asked for 6- and 6,5-years jail sentence.
It’s time for Norway to abolish sanctions against Russia and instead introduce similar measures against the USA, Finnmark County Council leader Ragnhild Vassvik said during last week’s 2WW commemoration ceremonies.
The toxic smoke that for decades has embraced the borderlands between Russia and Norway might soon vanish. It will help save and restore vulnerable nature. But the local population worries that Nikel will end up as an abandoned ghost town